People

  • Since retiring from HP, Andy Huang lives a random existence, pursuing varied interests.  Perhaps that is the story of his life, having been trained as a rocket scientist, but declining to design bumpers for Ford in favor of laying rails and...

  • Chris Bragg has been a Professor of Communication at the College of Southern Idaho since 1994 and currently serves as the Associate Dean of Institutional Effectiveness at CSI.  As a graduate of Jerome High School, the College of Southern Idaho,...

  • Corey Cook serves as founding dean of the School of Public Service at Boise State University. Prior to coming to Boise in July 2015, Cook was director of the Leo T. McCarthy Center for Public Service and the Common Good and Associate Professor...

  • David Lombardi is a longtime listener to KBSU Radio, a lawyer and partner at Givens Pursley LLP in Boise, Idaho where he focuses his practice on commercial and environmental litigation. 

    David graduated from Stanford University in 1971...

  • Dennis Hall and his wife, Robyn Butler-Hall, moved to Boise from Billings, MT in October, 2016, were they had lived for 38 years. They have 2 sons and daughters-in-law and 4 grand children - half each in Seattle and Boise.

    Prior to his...

  • Jennifer Martinez began working for the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence in November 2016 and is part of a cross movement collaborative in Idaho – a Community of Purpose – to build relationships and leverage power...

  • Originally from Minneapolis, Jeremy does communications and outreach at the American Civil Liberties Union of Idaho. He’s been an avid listener and supporter of local public radio since college, even going so far as to stream content from...

  • Julie Adams DeFord is an attorney and owner of DeFord Law, P.C., in Nampa, Idaho, where she practices in the areas of estate planning, probate, guardianship/conservatorship, real estate and business transactions. Julie is a member of the Idaho...

  • Laurie has been devoted to public radio for over twenty years, serving as Board President of both KUOW/Puget Sound Public Radio and PRX/Public Radio Exchange.  Since working on the staff of the United States Senate after college graduation,...

  • Leta is a Boise "native" and Boise High graduate (class of '88 - woot!). She earned her BA in Psychology from Occidental College in LA, and a Master of Social Work degree from Boise State. She is also an accomplished actor and musician and has...

  • Mark Wheeler is the Dean of Extended Studies at Boise State University.  He works to improve educational access for adult learners and other nontraditional populations by offering programs that feature alternative formats and locations. ...

  • Meredith Stead grew up on both coasts, chasing her brothers and dad on great outdoor adventures. She has worked for organizations in both the outdoors and entertainment industries, as well as the arts. Her expertise is her love of people and...

  • Paul recently retired after a 40+ year career with the US Forest Service.  He worked all across the Rocky Mountains from Nevada to North Dakota before moving to Washington, DC where he retired from his position as Associate Deputy Chief.

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  • Susan Bechdel began a career in the outdoor industry as a river guide in the southeastern United States, Mexico, Guatemala, and Chile.  In 1985, Susan and her husband Les founded a river outfitting business, Canyons Incorporated, leading 6-12...

  • Teresa Yragui is an independent financial advisor with more than thirty years of financial industry experience. She advises clients and their families in strategies to reach their financial goals. Prior to founding her investment advisory...

  • Tyson Chaplin earned his Master of Educational Technology degree from Boise State University in 2014. He also earned a graduate certificate in Technology Integration and holds teaching certificates in online teaching, special education, and...

  • After graduating from the University of California at Santa Barbara (environmental studies), Vicki was sure she wanted her life to be one long field trip.  To that end, she started by working as an instructor at the Yosemite Institute, as a...